Book: Joe Abercrombie «HALF A WAR»

HALF A WAR

Yarvi is the unlikely heir to the throne--a clever, thoughtful boy with a crippled hand who feels out of place in a violent, Viking-like society. Thorn is a young girl, determined to follow in the footsteps of her dead father and become a famous warrior, whatever it takes. Now Yarvi has avenged the murder of his father, and sets out on an epic journey with Thorn that will embroil his kingdom in all-out war. Words are weapons. Princess Skara has seen all she loved made blood and ashes. She is left with only words. But the right words can be as deadly as any blade. If she is to reclaim her birthright, she must conquer her fears and sharpen her wits to a lethal edge. Only half a war is fought with swords. The deeply cunning Father Yarvi has walked a long road from crippled slave to king's minister. He has made allies of old foes and stitched together an uneasy peace. But now the ruthless Grandmother Wexen has raised the greatest army since the elves made war on God,...

Издательство: "Del Rey, Penguin Random House" (2015)

Формат: 165x245, 384 стр.

ISBN: 9780804178457, 978-0-8041-7845-7

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Joe Abercrombie

Joe Abercrombie is a British fantasy writer and film editor. He is the author of The First Law trilogy.

Biography

Joe Abercrombie was born on 31 December 1974 in Lancaster, England. He was educated at Lancaster Royal Grammar School and Manchester University, where he studied psychology. He moved into television production before taking up a career as a freelance film editor. During a break between jobs he began writing "The Blade Itself" in 2002, completing it in 2004. It was published by Gollancz in 2006 and was followed by two other books in The First Law Trilogy, "Before They Are Hanged" and "Last Argument of Kings". He currently lives and works in London with his wife and daughter. In early 2008 Joe Abercrombie was one of the contributors to the BBC Worlds of Fantasy series, alongside other contributors such as Michael Moorcock, Terry Pratchett and China Mieville [ [http://www.joeabercrombie.com/2007/12/me-on-tv.html Blog Entry] - 4 December 2007] .

Bibliography

The First Law Trilogy

# "The Blade Itself" (May 2006)
# "Before They Are Hanged" (March 2007)
# "Last Argument of Kings" (March 2008)

Also in the First Law Universe

# "Best Served Cold" (forthcoming in 2009, first of two planned stand-alone novels) [ [http://www.joeabercrombie.com/2007/08/best-served-cold.html Author website.] ]

References

External links

* [http://www.joeabercrombie.com/ Joe Abercrombie's homepage]

Interviews

* [http://nethspace.blogspot.com/2007/10/joe-abercrombie-answers-questions-five.html Interview with Joe Abercrombie at Neth Space]
* [http://fantasyhotlist.blogspot.com/2006/12/joe-abercrombie-interview.html Interview with Joe Abercrombie] conducted by Pat's Fantasy Hotlist, 7 December 2006.
* [http://www.uksfbooknews.net/2007/03/08/joe-abercrombie-on-new-novel-before-they-are-hanged/ Interview with Joe Abercrombie] at UKSF Book News, 8 March 2007
* [http://www.sfx.co.uk/page/sfx?entry=an_interview_with_author_joe Interview with Joe Abercrombie] conducted by SFX Magazine, 30 April 2007
* [http://aidanmoher.com/blog/?p=36 Interview with Joe Abercrombie] with Aidan Moher at Dribble of Ink, 31 July 2007
* [http://aidanmoher.com/blog/?p=120 Interview with Joe Abercrombie] with Aidan Moher at Dribble of Ink, 11 February 2008
* [http://www.sfcrowsnest.com/features/arc/2008/nz12286.php Article written by Joe Abercrombie] on his influences, by SFcrowsnest, 1st March 2008

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